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Individual Differences and Paired Learning in Virtual Environments

Patricia M. Boechler, Heather M. Gautreau
2019 Zenodo  
In this research study, postsecondary students completed an information learning task in an avatar-based 3D virtual learning environment.  ...  Three factors were of interest in relation to learning; 1) the influence of collaborative vs. independent conditions, 2) the influence of the spatial arrangement of the virtual environment (linear, random  ...  Our general research questions were: 1) Does paired learning result in improved learning outcomes over independent learning?  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2643831 fatcat:pjxxqjoq4jhkvm4n2huc6ykqtu

Virtual reality for student learning: Understanding individual differences

Ping Li, Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, Faculty of Humanities, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Jennifer Legault, Alexander Klippel, Jiayan Zhao, Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Geography, The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Geography, The Pennsylvania State University
2020 Human Behaviour and Brain  
We a empt to parse the specific technological features that enable effec ve learning and examine how students mentally process these features.  ...  Virtual reality (VR) is emerging as a rapidly developing technology that holds significant promises to impact student learning.  ...  Acknowledgements: Funding: The wri ng of this ar cle was made possible by grants from the Na onal Science Founda on to PL (BCS-1533625) and AK (IIS-1526520) and by a grant from the Guangdong Pearl River  ... 
doi:10.37716/hbab.2020010105 fatcat:tpfmhizwinhpdczzpa74zsdo2i

Medical Data Analysis for Different Data Types

Süleyman EKEN
2020 International Journal of Computational and Experimental Science and Engineering  
Jupyter notebooks are useful for learning how to analyze different medical datasets and identify patterns that will improve any hospitals' and clinicians' computer-aided medical decision-making process  ...  They provide a broad and practical introduction to medical data analysis with different data types such as images and texts.  ...  We plan to make more collaboration with clinicians,  ... 
doi:10.22399/ijcesen.780174 fatcat:lrektseftrfbjhrqmq52ky7wvu

Differences and Similarities in Approach Between Classroom and Distance Learning [chapter]

Ingrid Helleve
2012 International Perspectives of Distance Learning in Higher Education  
Common for the three communities is that educational technology is supposed to serve as a space for collaborative writing activities.  ...  Communication understood as making something a common property means that the teacher should contribute to build a learning community.  ...  In a cognitive/rationalist view learning means to be able to acquire and use conceptual and cognitive structures.  ... 
doi:10.5772/35113 fatcat:jx5reu4qkrfhpj5la64hnwa56e

Enabling the differently - abled

Sonali Pal
2009 i-manager's Journal on Educational Psychology  
Learning refers to the highest and most complex cognitive function of the brain and it should be of no surprise that many children (as many as 5 -10% worldwide) have problems acquiring the basics of reading  ...  Not many people at India were even aware about this disorder, but thanks to "Taare Zameen Par" (Stars upon the Ground), a Hindi movie  ...  Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) and Intranets are being increasingly used as a means of delivery and storage of learning materials.  ... 
doi:10.26634/jpsy.3.2.1025 fatcat:mdmewagfurgoxoctz37tkohs5m

Different Schools, Different Cultures [chapter]

Prince Paa-Kwesi Heto, Masumi Hashimoto Odari, Wyse Koku Sunu
2020 Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education  
by making them an integral part of the decision-making process.  ...  Through making a deliberate effort to ensure that the learning and teaching process helps to nourish the humanity of all people involved, INI is working to create a culture of care in schools, a culture  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-14625-2_63 fatcat:5bn7pa7v6vcbld73qddca6bniy

Different Schools, Different Cultures [chapter]

Prince Paa-Kwesi Heto, Masumi Hashimoto Odari, Wyse Koku Sunu
2019 Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education  
by making them an integral part of the decision-making process.  ...  Through making a deliberate effort to ensure that the learning and teaching process helps to nourish the humanity of all people involved, INI is working to create a culture of care in schools, a culture  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-74078-2_63-1 fatcat:rfzq4pytrbezrigjsucgwz4nti

Toward Accommodating Gender Differences in Multimedia Communication

A. Tong, E. Klecun
2004 IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication  
While there have been measurable improvements in the technical development of multimedia, research from a socio-technical viewpoint suggest that the benefits of multimedia technology, especially in fulfilling  ...  The paper identifies and discusses gender differences in multimedia communication and recommends how the differences could be treated.  ...  , in short, is the process of matching queries posed by users to the (traditionally text-based) documents available in a given search space [24] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpc.2004.828221 fatcat:iobg3doo65godltangd436wudq

Challenge of supporting vocational learning: Empowering collaboration in a scripted 3D game – How does teachers' real-time orchestration make a difference?

Raija Hämäläinen, Kimmo Oksanen
2012 Computers & Education  
Findings provide new insights into what actually happens in collaboration processes within different learning settings.  ...  collaborative learning in new ways.  ...  The development of the 3D environment was supported by the EU Structural Funds and nationally by the State Provincial Office of Western Finland from the administrative sector of the Ministry of Education  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2012.01.002 fatcat:3fzn3q2el5hevjeeuchsogqsem

Re-Imagining Specialized STEM Academies: Igniting and NurturingDecidedly Different Minds, by Design

Stephanie Pace Marshall
2009 Roeper Review  
Specifically, it will (a) create structures and processes that support and evaluate Collaborative Innovation Networks; (b) build communities of collaborators; (c) launch collaborative STEM projects that  ...  Each is a unique learning habitat and work space-real and virtual-that embodies a distinctive learning core, community, and sphere of engagement and is home to the specific work, epistemologies, habits  ...  She is internationally recognized as a pioneer and innovative leader and teacher and an inspiring speaker and writer on leadership, learning and schooling, mathematics and science education, talent development  ... 
doi:10.1080/02783190903386884 fatcat:w6ochsjkmjdzzfreypfyabjejm

Investigating Cultural Differences in Virtual Software Teams

Georgios Dafoulas, Linda Macaulay
2002 Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries  
This evolutionary process allows individuals or even teams from different locations a nd cultures, with different expectations and goals, to blend in a virtual team of effectively collaborating and coordinating  ...  This paper focuses on virtual software development teams and how cultural differences between them or their members may a ffect activities in different stages of the development cycle.  ...  David Griffiths, Richard Dennis, and Charles Stannett from BT Laboratories, for their support in the conduct of this research.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.1681-4835.2002.tb00040.x fatcat:bwkpe7snnzatxgkfpyx3nwgbjq


Vasile Mazilescu, Ludmila Daniela Manea
2015 Risk in Contemporary Economy  
We have considered the conceptual relations between different types of intelligence.  ...  the field, which is, according to the approach presented in this paper, the conceptual basis of Intelligent Systems in Economy (ISE).  ...  Intelligence refers to the ability to rationally acquire and implement knowledge in different economic systems, business or decision making processes.  ... 
doaj:9252a770a574409ab0dd9f59dcb533b7 fatcat:hfff6a4znzbr3mb3oagvzzztue

Different technologies, methodologies and epistemologies—is CSCL a community or communities?

Nancy Law, Carolyn P. Rose, Ulrike Cress, Sten Ludvigsen
2018 International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning  
VMT does not constrain members of a team in what they do or how they collaborate. However, the problem they are assigned to solve implicitly constrains the problem space.  ...  involved in the collaborative process.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11412-018-9280-3 fatcat:yl7atg4aovavnlunuyz4roceri

Resolving Differences of Perspective in a VMT Session [chapter]

Ramon Prudencio S. Toledo
2009 Studying Virtual Math Teams  
This interactional process of resolving differences drives the learning activity of the virtual math team by structuring the continuity of the discourse.  ...  According to influential theories of learning, individual learning is most effectively furthered by the resolution of differences-whether the differences are those of cognitive conflict in the individual's  ...  Though participants in a synchronous online collaborative problem-solving session make their knowledge visible in order to make it possible to collaborate, there is no a guarantee that it is immediately  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-0228-3_9 fatcat:qbqj5sx24fhxnik6ojcia4lq5i

Different Modelling Purposes [chapter]

Bruce Edmonds
2017 Understanding Complex Systems  
In practice, we have seen very little code that does not need to be re-written when one has a new purpose in mind .  ...  In the penultimate section, some common confusions of purpose are illustrated and discussed, ending with a brief summary and plea to make one's purpose clear.  ...  Explanation When explaining some measured phenomena using a model, one does so in terms of the processes and structures that are built into the model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-66948-9_4 fatcat:pmr3siuyx5hzngoi4ve4mptxxu
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